Master of Arts (MA) in Archaeology in Leiden in Netherlands

Compare MA Programs in Archaeology 2018/2019 in Leiden in Netherlands


Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.

Archaeology is the study of the culture and history of past civilizations through the structures and artifacts left behind, such as physical remains, artwork, tools and religious items. A particular period of time, a region of the world or a specific type of society will often be the student's focus.

The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is referred to as "Dutch". A modern European country today, Netherlands preserved its highly international character and is known for its liberal mentality. The Netherlands has many universities. The country has recently converted their own titles into the bachelor/master system. There are two types of universities: Academic (focussing more on theoretical knowledge, aka "Universiteit") or Applied Sciences (focussing more on practical knowledge, aka "Hogeschool")

The city of Leiden hosts Hollands oldest university with strong affiliations to the Royal House, whose members tend to be former students. In this South Holland city, you will also find the Webster University Leiden and the University of Applied Sciences Leiden.

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MA Archaeology (Research)

Leiden University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 1 more

The Research Master’s Programme in Archaeology focuses on the research areas that are strongly represented in Leiden. The heart of the programme is organised around the excellent research with which Leiden has made a name for itself internationally. [+]

The Research Master’s programme in Archaeology is the most diverse in the Netherlands. Benefit from our extensive experience and reputation in archaeological research.

Choose Archaeology at Leiden University:

Our research master's programme offers interesting regional and thematic specialisation possibilities. It stimulates extra-talented and motivated students by exposing them to cutting-edge research and making them part of it.The programme helps you to find your own place in the wide world of archaeological careers and equips you with all the 21st century professional and transferable skills you need.Our research facilities and labs, field schools and excavation projects, experimental archaeology projects and the national research schools (ARCHON, OIKOS) offer excellent opportunities for every prospective researcher.... [-]